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Complete Fairfield County, OH accident reports and news.


Accidents in Fairfield County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year

In Fairfield County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.

When an accident happens in Fairfield County, it is important to do the following immediately:

  • Remain at the crash scene;
  • Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
  • Call the police;
  • Exchange information with other drivers;
  • Get contact information from witnesses;
  • Inform your insurance company;
  • Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
  • Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
  • Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.

An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.

After a Fairfield County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.

Where to find legal assistance after a Fairfield County injury accident

After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from an experienced Fairfield County personal injury attorney who understands the local regulations and legal standards, who knows how insurance policies work, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is killed in a collision, a Fairfield County wrongful death lawyer will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery for the family members left behind. Learn more here about what a Fairfield County accident lawyer can do to help.

Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type Headline
Thu, 01/12/2017 Car Accident Two people injured when car collides with mobile home at Logan-Lancaster Rd and US-33 in Lancaster, Ohio
Mon, 01/09/2017 Car Accident Four-year-old dies, Natasha Anderson, 31, and three other children injured in single vehicle wreck on State Route 188 in Lancaster, Ohio
Thu, 01/05/2017 Car Accident Driver Tracy L. Lowe, 44, dies when car slides off Cincinnati-Zanesville Road into creek in Fairfield County, Ohio
Tue, 10/25/2016 Car Accident Ronald Marcum, 51, and Christopher Clay, 29, dead, 3 injured in crash on Blacklick Eastern Road NE in Fairfield County, Ohio
Sat, 07/09/2016 Aircraft Accident Ronald E. Starr, 65, injured in ultralight plane crash on roof of business at 312 Baltimore Somerset Road North in Baltimore, Ohio
Sat, 06/11/2016 Motorcycle Accident Ronald E. Storts, 62, killed in motorcycle collision on State Route 37 in Pleasant Township, Ohio
Thu, 04/14/2016 Car Accident Zachary T. Farley, 21, killed in crash involving partially blocked lane of Custer's Point Road in Fairfield County, Ohio
Wed, 06/10/2015 Car Accident Robert R. Canter, 22, killed when crash sends car airborne on U.S. 33 near Coonpath Road in Carroll, Ohio
Thu, 05/21/2015 Car Accident Teenager killed while attempting to pass car near Lithopolis and Pickerington roads in Fairfield County, Ohio
Sat, 02/14/2015 Car Accident Patrick Cleary, 21, and Richard Birney, 35, killed in head-on car crash on Pickerington Road in Violet Township, Ohio
Sun, 12/07/2014 Car Accident Bradley Rhinesmith, 19, and Nathan Waller, 19, killed in single-vehicle car accident on Lithopolis Road in Fairfield County, Ohio
Sat, 10/18/2014 Car Accident 12 year-old boy arrested after joy ride leads to car accident after slamming car into a house on Rambling Brook Dr. in Pickerington, OH
Sat, 09/13/2014 Motorcycle Accident James E. Lowe, Jr., 63, killed, and Hailey N. Derbyshire, 7, injured in motorcycle crash with Devin Downour, 20, in Lancaster, Ohio
Tue, 07/15/2014 Motorcycle Accident Gayle Jackowski, 58, killed in hit and run motorcycle accident on Interstate 70 in Pickerington on July 16.
Thu, 06/05/2014 Car Accident Zachary Laughlin, 16, dies in car accident on June 6 on Blue Valley Road.
Thu, 05/22/2014 Motorcycle Accident Brandy R. Clary, 36, killed and Cheri L. Lutz, 43, injured in motorcycle crash on May 23 on Sugar Grove Road.
Sat, 02/22/2014 Car Accident Christeni A. Downs 38, Robert Kaelbli, 77, killed after a two-car head-on crash on State Route 22 in Fairfield County, Ohio
Sun, 02/16/2014 Truck Accident One person in critical condition at hospital, after tractor-trailer overturns on State Route 158, closing the highway in Fairfield County.
Thu, 02/13/2014 Car Accident 6 people injured and taken to hospital after multi-vehicle crash on snowy State Route 37 in Fairfield County.
Fri, 02/07/2014 Car Accident Several Fairfield County firefighters injured and taken to hospital when their fire truck rolls over and strikes utility pole.